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Forum: The Home Front Today, 04:59 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 194
Posted By Luke H
A very interesting read thanks for posting. ...

A very interesting read thanks for posting.

Whilst I know nothing about battledress or cloth insignia, my own thoughts would be firstly a Lt. Col. is very likely to be wearing tailored attire and...
Forum: Reproductions, Restrikes, Fakes, Forgeries, and Copies Today, 01:59 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 62
Posted By Luke H
Looks like a manufacturers variation to me. ...

Looks like a manufacturers variation to me.

You see a lot of East Lancs Regt badges without the laurel stalks.

There’s an outside chance someone has neatly docked them for whatever reason, you...
Forum: Reproductions, Restrikes, Fakes, Forgeries, and Copies Today, 01:43 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 74
Posted By Luke H
It’s a common fake.

It’s a common fake.
Forum: Cavalry, Yeomanry, Tank/RAC Badges Today, 10:35 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 214
Posted By Luke H
Thanks gents. It is a very nice badge. The volume...

Thanks gents. It is a very nice badge. The volume of repros including brass ones on eBay does make it easy to overlook so Dean makes a valid point. But as you say David on closer inspection it does...
Forum: It's a Mystery -Unknown Insignia for Identification Yesterday, 11:33 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 217
Posted By Luke H
Thanks again Dave. I will have to try and source...

Thanks again Dave. I will have to try and source a picture as I’d be interested to see it.
Forum: It's a Mystery -Unknown Insignia for Identification Yesterday, 10:57 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 217
Posted By Luke H
Thanks for the correction Dave. Alas I don’t have...

Thanks for the correction Dave. Alas I don’t have his second book.

Is the badge he illustrates from a different die per chance?
Forum: Airborne, Elite and Special Forces Insignia Yesterday, 10:51 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 258
Posted By Luke H
Or could this be GB rather than 68 ?

Or could this be GB rather than 68 ?
Forum: It's a Mystery -Unknown Insignia for Identification Yesterday, 10:07 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 217
Posted By Luke H
In a word everything. The metal quality and...

In a word everything.

The metal quality and colour are not correct for a badge of that period, neither are the loops. The detail and rendering of the design features of badge itself are crude...
Forum: The Classifieds: Sales and Wanted Yesterday, 08:56 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 208
Posted By Luke H
Last go at £28.

Last go at £28.
Forum: Infantry (& Guards) Badges Yesterday, 06:36 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 71
Posted By Luke H
Julian would probably be the best person to ask...

Julian would probably be the best person to ask if you are seeking sealed pattern numbers and dates. He may have come across some in his research at TNA.

Smith & Wright marks are often found on...
Forum: It's a Mystery -Unknown Insignia for Identification Yesterday, 03:23 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 217
Posted By Luke H
It is a reproduction Lanarkshire Rifle Volunteers...

It is a reproduction Lanarkshire Rifle Volunteers glengarry.
Forum: General Topics. Yesterday, 09:28 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 119
Posted By Luke H
It depends how you mean Rob, some V.B. badges do...

It depends how you mean Rob, some V.B. badges do not have them, however, rather than being tightly overlaid I’d describe such examples as of a loose fitting ‘tagged’ construction which I’d theorise...
Forum: It's a Mystery -Unknown Insignia for Identification Yesterday, 06:52 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 250
Posted By Luke H
Thanks Alex, I think you mean this one which is...

Thanks Alex, I think you mean this one which is quite different.
...
Forum: It's a Mystery -Unknown Insignia for Identification Yesterday, 12:11 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 250
Posted By Luke H
Thanks very much. I’ve found a website page...

Thanks very much.

I’ve found a website page with pictures of The Buffs band from the early 1900s onwards. I’ll drop the site owner an email to ask if pouch badges are visible in any of his pics...
Forum: Royal Navy and Royal Marines Yesterday, 12:06 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 219
Posted By Luke H
I always think with cheap calculated gambles...

I always think with cheap calculated gambles overall they’re worth it as the big wins far outweigh the pitfalls when not much is laid out.

Hopefully a bargain appears soon to make up for this one...
Forum: Reproductions, Restrikes, Fakes, Forgeries, and Copies 30-06-22, 11:45 PM
Replies: 45
Views: 31,171
Posted By Luke H
Reading and studying the badges (and plates) in...

Reading and studying the badges (and plates) in this thread for starters will help.

As Alex says there are a great many threads on here on the topic of RNDs. They should be relatively easy to...
Forum: Infantry (& Guards) Badges 30-06-22, 09:46 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 585
Posted By Luke H
Thanks very much Wilf, yes it’s an unmarked...

Thanks very much Wilf, yes it’s an unmarked Woodward LRB you have there. Seems a very low % of these were marked, mine is only the second I’d ever seen.

Until mine appeared beginning of the week...
Forum: Cavalry, Yeomanry, Tank/RAC Badges 30-06-22, 07:43 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 214
Posted By Luke H
1916 Loyal Suffolk Hussars

A new arrival that may be of interest for the Yeomanry or WW1 economy issue aficionados of the forum.

According to the 1916 tenders 3,000 were ordered. I suspect it was likely a very short-lived...
Forum: The Classifieds: Sales and Wanted 30-06-22, 07:06 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 208
Posted By Luke H
Reduced to £30 inc. standard UK shipping.

Reduced to £30 inc. standard UK shipping.
Forum: The Classifieds: Sales and Wanted 30-06-22, 07:04 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 185
Posted By Luke H
Rob have you checked your prices against eBay and...

Rob have you checked your prices against eBay and Abe books?

I’ve found lots of copies of the Mons Star available for £6.99 or under. Similarly The Experience of World War 1 seems to widely...
Forum: It's a Mystery -Unknown Insignia for Identification 30-06-22, 06:39 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 250
Posted By Luke H
Thank you Mike Vee! Yes that’s the one, great IT...

Thank you Mike Vee! Yes that’s the one, great IT skills.

Mistakenly thought a conclusion had been reached.

Thanks Keith, I agree a very striking badge.
Forum: It's a Mystery -Unknown Insignia for Identification 30-06-22, 04:15 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 250
Posted By Luke H
Large The Buffs

There is an old thread on the forum showing and attributing this very large and handsome Buffs badge, but for the life of I cannot find it after hours of searching.

Could someone in the know...
Forum: It's a Mystery -Unknown Insignia for Identification 30-06-22, 12:01 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 143
Posted By Luke H
The QVR is fake. The 3rd City of London RV is...

The QVR is fake. The 3rd City of London RV is genuine.
Forum: Infantry (& Guards) Badges 29-06-22, 09:06 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 585
Posted By Luke H
Forgot to add this one just for you JT. Another...

Forgot to add this one just for you JT. Another arrival today albeit unconnected to the above haul.
Forum: Infantry (& Guards) Badges 29-06-22, 07:15 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 585
Posted By Luke H
Thanks Wilf and JT, it’s a lovely badge. Yes...

Thanks Wilf and JT, it’s a lovely badge.

Yes Paul they’re brass loops.
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